Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Building Codes Division

Rule Rule 918-308-0020
Check List for Application for Delegation of Electrical Program

Except when a municipality requests responsibility for an electrical program administered by the division, a municipality seeking delegation or renewal of delegation of the electrical program shall:


Comply with ORS 455.148 (Comprehensive municipal building inspection programs) or 455.150 (Selective municipal building inspection programs); and


File an application for delegation of the electrical program under the Electrical Delegation Rules, if the municipality is applying for delegation for the first time. The application shall:


Be filed by the governing body of the municipality by October 1 prior to the year for which delegation is sought;


Be based on a resolution of the municipality formally authorizing the application, and representing if the application is granted, that the municipality and all persons under it will comply with and be bound by the Electrical Delegation Rules;


Include a proposed ordinance for administration and enforcement of the electrical program;


Include an operating plan showing it meets the minimum standards for delegation in the Electrical Delegation Rules; and


Note any differences in services or inspections from present services and inspections to be provided upon delegation.


If the municipality is requesting its first renewal, it shall file relevant amendments or updates to its initial application and note this is its first renewal application.


A municipality requesting delegation of the electrical program administered by the division must meet the requirements of ORS 455.148 (Comprehensive municipal building inspection programs)(7) and 11(c). Notwithstanding the timelines in 455.148 (Comprehensive municipal building inspection programs)(11)(c), a municipality assuming the program from the division must submit an assumption plan prior to administering the program.

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